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    November 16, 2012
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avenue and northwest d.c.. mostly cloudy this morning even a few sprinkles have been falling across areas in southern maryland and the lower eastern shore. we'll become partly sunny this afternoon. lunchtime 51 with a high today around 55 and a north wind oh 5, 10 miles an hour. little disturbance coming out of the north carolina managed to sneak enough moisture up across oh southeastern virginia and even into the northern neck, the lower eastern shore. a couple of sprinkles up to dunkirk. annapolis one or two drops as well but the heavier stuff is on the lower eastern shore. this is moving to the north northeast and cambridge along route 50 a little shower here in the next hour and even in easton this may get you too here in the next one, two hours. 32 in the shenandoah valley but 44 in fredericksburg. we'll see sun this afternoon with a high around 55. it's 5:00 a.m. monika samtani, timesaver traffic and still smiling so i think that's good although there's red on the map.
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there's a little bit of red on the map and that is just construction in parts of the area. really no big deals to report and the volumes are so light that if you're heading out the door right now i don't think it's going to be an issue to get to work. northbound 395 to the 14th street bridge inbound 66 to the roosevelt bridge. some construction on the -- outbound side of the key bridge as you come in on canal road. that could slow you down a bit. let's take you outside live show you what it looks like on the northbound side of 395 here at duke street. no issues to report it's nice and light right up the line to the bridge span. now pack to the taps -- back to the maps the time coming in from baltimore, the bw parkway into greenbelt and beyond into cheverly doing just fine. here's 270 in clarksburg. back at 5:10. back to you. there's an active amber alert right now in virginia. >> police say they have reason to believe the suspects may be headed for the d.c. area. deputies in halifax county are
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looking for 1-year-old alexis rose carwile. she's 2'" tall and weighs 20 pounds with dark brown hair and brown eyes, she was last seen wearing -- police suspect she was abducted by 41-year-old eric eugene black and 35-year-old jennifer dawn carwile. they are believed to be driving -- if you spot this car, you're asked to call authorities. prosecutors are stunned by a not guilty verdict in last year's deadly stabbing at bowie state university. >> we never doubt it. because we know our friend. >> truth prevails through all of this. truth prevailed that's all i can say. >> friends and family of the defendant alexis simpson celebrated after the decision last night. a prince george's county jury acquitted simpson of all seven charges against her. defense attorneys argued that
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simpson was acting in self- defense in september of 2011 when she slashed her roommate dominique frazier across the throat. >> we are very disappointed tonight. we presented what we thought was very clear and strong evidence and there are no winners. >> her emotion was very genuine. and she is tremendously remorseful for this incident. it has affected her emotionally in ways that you can only imagine. >> now simpson cried in court when the verdict was read and her attorneys say she was the victim of bullying that was part of the testimony. now that this is behind her she's going to continue her college education but not at bowie state. we're learning more about wednesday night's deadly shoot involving a prince george's county deputy. they say he attempted to serve a temporary peace order on franklin sweeney jr.. a woman let him inside and
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that's when he saw sweeney appear to be holding what was a black handgun. the firearm was a replica handgun it turns out. the deputy is on leave while the shooting is investigated. he's not -- . >> but this morning, former cia director david petraeus will be on capitol hill to testify about the deadly consulate attack in libya two months ago. 9news now reporter surae chinn is live on the hill with more on this story. good morning surae. >> reporter: good morning to both of you. well, lawmakers say this will strictly be on the investigation of the attacks in benghazi. former cia director david petraeus will be grilled on what he knew when before, during and after the attacks. the closed door hearing will be his first public appearance since resigning and admitting to an affair with his biographer a week ago. yesterday the intelligence committee members were given a timeline of events and shown
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realtime classified videos captured from security cameras at the consulate and a drone overhead. >> director petraeus went to tripoli. he interviewed many of the people as i understand it that were involved. and so the opportunity to get his views i think are very important. -- is very important. >> are there still questions out there? you bet. and we're going to continue to work to get those answers. >> reporter: it took ten days for the fbi to gather the video from the security cameras at the consulate. the hearings again will go on today. it will be day two of these hearings and then the next half hour i'm going to break down the timeline that was given to this intelligence committee. back to both of you. >> all right, that's surae chinn reporting live on capitol hill. we'll be hearing more from her later on in the morning. time now for the latest your money report. >> jessica doyle is here with today's headlines. wall street still struggling.
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>> fingers crossed we're hoping for better days. it's friday maybe that will put investors in a better state of mind. four days in a row that wall street lost some ground and investors reactioned to news yesterday that the 17 country euro zone has slipped back into a recession, nobody likes that. checking the numbers -- but wall street could like this news. put together an energy boom. a housing recovery, and easy money from the federal reserve what do you get? potentially the perfect mix for an american revival. consulting firm oxford economics certainly thinks this is the case. new forecast predicts the u.s. is on the brink of a so-called economic renaissance with growth speeding up to more than 3% a year starting late next year. the key contributors could include an increase in u.s. exports, a boom in domestic
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energy production and housing prices finally bouncing back. this makes me happy. i hope this happens. please, please let this be the case. and lots of companies have a use it or lose it policy with vacation time. plenty of us aren't taking advantage of the time we're given a new survey shows. according to the traffic service expedia the average american gets 12 vacation days and only use ten of them. the biggest reasons cited for wasting the opportunity are scheduling conflicts and hoping the days get rolled over which at a lot of the time they don't. >> but you know the policy. >> people you're leaving money on the table. >> it's good for your brain to get a little break. give us a little break in the next 30 minutes hopefully? you know we're looking at the fiscal cliff but we're looking at it in a really interesting way through the lens of the american voter. what are they saying to their representatives in congress about getting it done? >> hopefully a lot. >> hopefully a lot. >> we'll probably as devised as the vote -- divided as the vote was. >> you might be surprised.
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some surprising results. >> okay cool. we'll wait for that. bp has agreed to pay a huge settlement over the 2010 oil spill in the gulf of mexico. >> but some coastal communities are still far from back to normal. that story is coming up. >> and ahead in sports, uva gets a chance to shine in prime time and instead the cavaliers may have blown their chance at a bowl game. we'll explain that when we return.
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ten after 5:00 on this friday morning, and it's another chilly morning, 30s and 40s. and if you're in the lower eastern shore, southern maryland, you've seen a couple of sprinkles and you may still for another hour or two. here's a look at the day planner. starting out with plenty of clouds but going to become partly sunny. 51 by lunchtime and high today 55. by 3:00 53 and by 6:00, still partly cloudy. clear north and west. with a temperature around 50. your full seven day forecast and the weekend outlook coming up in a few. right now monika with timesaver traffic. i love friday. and this is why.
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take a look. on the northbound side of 395, this looks great to the 14th street bridge. and this is what 95 looks like as well. dale city to springfield. we will take it. i'll be back with more traffic coming up at 5:17. andrea and mike? this morning, a simply horrible end to a parade that was supposed to honor wounded veterans in midland, texas. a parade float got stuck on train tracks, some people jumped clear before the train hit the float but four people died and 17 others were injured in this. some of the injures remain in critical condition this morning. the brother of actress mia farrow has been charged with several counts of sexually abusing children. police arrested 66-year-old john charles dillard farrow in maryland. two men claimed they abused him in 1968. the bond is set at $800,000. british petroleum bp hay greed to pay a -- agreed to pay
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a record $4.5 billion fine for the massive gulp oil spill. 11 workers died in the 2010 explosion which sent oil pouring into the gulf for almost 80 days. along the gulf coast people say they are still feeling effects. others haven't seen the tourist based businesses dry up. some blood suckers may bump james bond from the top of the box office this weekend all thanks to the vampires. more on the new movies in theaters today. >> maybe i can get a ticket to bond. in sports 5:22 the redskins come off the bye week to face an unknown quarterback. >> next at 5:15. could howard have highs back in the 60s at the end of the seven day forecast? you want to stick around the find out. we'll be right back. [ lennnc ] at j, le lplos ofsialra ckwe.
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hello. and welcome back to 9news now. it is 5:15. better, it's friday at 5:15. >> i think mike is training for a race. some running -- >> you know what it's funny i amp going to do a 10 k on thanksgiving. right in bethesda yeah. >> he's really running away from the relatives that are coming in. >> an excuse to keep on going. start at 10:00 and stop at somebody else's house for thanksgiving. i'm just kidding. >> you're welcome to come up our way. you can make it yeah. i have faith in you. weather-wise, hey i got faith in the weekend. it's going to be decent around here. we got a few sprinkles this horn south and east of town but nothing big weather-wise coming through thanksgiving. bus stop forecast a little chilly this morning. some low 30s in the shenandoah
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valley but areas d.c. south and east low 40s with those sprinkles as i said south and east of town. sun is not up until oh in the 6:50 time frame. day planner, we'll see some sunshine as we get into the afternoon. a mix of sun and clouds and then maybe even partly to mostly sunny to fin tisch day with a high near -- finish the day with a high near 55. 5:00 temperature back to 51 degrees and this time of year we're hitting the sun around 2:00, 3:00 in the afternoon. now west of town no problems but some moisture yesterday in north carolina has just snuck into areas in eastern virginia and even southern maryland and the lower eastern shore. have seen some of this. couple of sprinkles here in northern calvert from prince frederick through colonial beach -- excuse me chesapeake beach. that may be just up north to annapolis as well and on the lower eastern shore you see cambridge. this has been lifting to you easton a few sprinkles as well. and the ride obviously between cambridge and easton a little
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bet for an -- wet for an hour or so. but it's only 30 in cumberland and 32 from hagerstown and winchester. and 36 from bret in herndon this morning. outside on our michael & son weather camera, hey great visibility out there. 43 with cloudy skies and really no windchill to speak of with very light winds this morning. they'll be generally north at 5 to 10. this little system is going to scoot oftest north and east and once it does we'll say good-bye to any showers we're seeing early and also bring back some sunshine here especially for the afternoon hours. i'll show you the futurecast. there's not much else out there once we get rid of this. get all of this going out to the sea here in a little while. this afternoon looks good. tonight generally clear and maybe a couple of passing clouds. that's it. it will be another chilly night with 30s in town. some upper 20s out on the suburbs. a nice looking saturday with a good deal of sunshine. and temperatures tomorrow back in the middle 50s. in fact the whole forecast has temperatures in a decent place
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for this time of year. 55 today and more sun this afternoon. 36 tonight but 28 in the suburbs. tomorrow 55. sunday, perhaps a couple more clouds and 54. but going to be tailgating before the game, dress for 40s. i mean it's going to be cool but it won't be raining on you. that's good news and probably not too windy. monday 56. and then look at that by thanksgiving, still pleasant, we could be doing 61 for the turkey bowls locally. 5:18. here's monika with timesaver traffic. good morning, good morning everybody. southbound on the gw parkway watch out for a disabled vehicle at route 110 on the northbound side of i-95, things are fine as you head from dale city to lorton. newington, springfield and on to 395 as well. let's take a live look at the 14th street bridge on the inbound side where traffic is moving well. no issues as you head into the downtown area right now. let's go back to the maps this time to 66 on the inbound side. flush flush where traffic is still pretty good. it's not light but it's not too heavy as well. coming in from manassas as it
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usually is to centerville. and one more last live look outside, this time we're heading here in manassas and centreville as you can see the lanes are open. i'll be back at 5:24. back to you mike and andrea. a local college basketball team is tested all the way to the ire. >> plus the redskins return from a bye week to face a rookie quarterback making his first nfl start. that's coming up in sports. >> let's take another look of the question -- at the question of the day. it's 5:19 if you've just waking you -- you're just waking up -- >> raven foxy rivers wrote -- >> yuck. all right, wusa9 facebook fan page is where you can leave your response. we'll have the answer to the quiz in our 6:00 hour. >> and you want to see the musical les mis? just answer the question of the
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sunday morning on "biocentury this week", the war against deadly bacteria. are the bugs winning? how to foster more antibiotic drug development, watch "biocentury this week" sunday at 8:30 only on wusa9. welcome back. 5:22 on this friday morning.
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we got clouds around, we've had a few showers down to the lower eastern shore and areas in southern maryland. as we go through the morning hours, here we're approaching 9:00 still mostly cloudy especially d.c. east. seeing some more breaks out to the west. we'll turn out to see partly to mostly sunny conditions this afternoon. with highs approaching 55 and a nice way to start the weekend. andrea and mike back to you. thursday night's big college football game featured an area acc team. >> and the redskins face a division foe as they return from their bye week but they're going to look a little bit different when they take the field. day owens has the morning sports. >> reporter: good morning everybody. only in washington, d.c. does the 3-6 football team and the word playoffs get used in the same sentence, yes, the skins is a lot of division games remaining but let's get real. the redskins don't look anything like a playoff team and here come the eaes starting rookie quarterback nick foles. rookies have feasted on washington lately. see newton and bradford. mike shanahan and jim haslett
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were asked what they knew about old sir nick. >> just really don't know for sure. we were lucky enough to have him for a week at the senior bowl. not that you know everything about him but he's a great kid with a lot of ability. >> we got one. he's just another one that gives like six rookies starting in the league this week? he's a good football player. >> reporter: all right, last night charlottesville, virginia, north carolina, little "gangnam style." we're there. love don't live herenymore. north carolina with a goal line stand in the fourth quarter. later in the drive, bernard, to renner, good thing virginia alleging to covering. north carolina winning big 37- 13. au, mount st. mary's, a barnburner last night on nebraska avenue. tidy bowl man. he be blurring and a game high 21 points.
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came down to the wire though. mount st. mary's going for the win or the tie. buttery fingers turns it over and eagles win 62-57. all right that's a quick look at sports, have a great friday everybody. are capitol hill lawmakers hearing from their constituents about the fiscal cliff? that's coming up. >> and plus we'll preview today's testimony from david petraeus one week after he resigned as the cia director. >> on the northbound side of 95 initial delays from the prince william parkway to route 123. in springfield traffic still moving well leaving 644 to 395 and the 14th street bridge. i'll be back with more traffic at 5:30. you're watching 9news now.
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good morning, and welcome back to 9news now on this
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friday morning. i'm andrea roane. >> what are you having for breakfast? i need some suggestions today. >> i'm hungry. >> something about 5:30 always happens, good morning, i'm mike hydeck,. >> frank herzog stopped by. i miss you. yes. >> sausage and eggs -- >> that had be good too. >> good morning monika and howard. what do you think sausage and egg friday? >> i'll take anything. >> me too. >> anything will be a little bit boring and heart healthy. >> well done. >> hey weather-wise we've got nice start to the weekend. although we've got a couple of clouds now. you guys talk breakfast and i'll talk weather. a couple of clouds now and we will see the sun later on today. here's a look at that day planner where temperatures will climb seasonably cool maybe just a couple employee the average about 55 -- below the average about 55 and a 5:00 p.m. temperature back down the 51 degrees. we seen some showers overnight and early this morning across areas in oh the northern neck. southern maryland, the lower eastern shore. for this disturbance coming out of the care lianas and you can
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see between shadyside and chesapeake beach just east of upper marlboro a couple of sprinkles but it's on the eastern shore here approaching cambridge with some showers coming in and a quick look at temperatures this morning. low to mid-40s near the bay. lower 30s though north and west of town. bundle up. 5:30. he's monica -- here's monika with timesaver traffic. thank you so much howard. if you are having breakfast right now, take your time because it's friday morning. things are light. no issues to report. look at that southbound on 270, usually at 5:30 in the morning you're going to see some orange and yellow but not this morning coming down from frederick to urbanna and clarksburg good to go i'm happy to say. a live look further south closer to gaithersburg as you head from shady grove road down to the point where the lanes divide. this time to the other side of town no issues on route 50 the bw parkway through cheverly. beltway is looking good in prince george's county as well. in fact a live look there near route 4 pennsylvania avenue and andrews air force base. you're in good shape.
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i'll be back with more at 45:40. back to you -- 5:40. back to you. david petraeus admitted having tan affair -- an affair a week ago. but despite that abrupt departure. petraeus will be on capitol hill this morning. >> his knowledge is needed. lawmakers want to know what petraeus knew as the consulate attack in libya unfolded back in september. 9news now reporter surae chinn is live on the hill this morning previewing today's hearing. surae good morning. >> reporter: good morning to oath of you. it should be an interesting day on capitol hill but lawmakers say they're going to stay en pointe with the benghazi attacks. the justice department says petraeus' affair did not put the nation at risk. well, yesterday's hearing really gave a better picture of what happened in benghazi. that was a five hour event that ended with the killing of ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. lawmakers were first shown a cell phone video of the first attack. it revealed the initial attack was not well planned and in
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part was inspired by televised scenes of protestors storming the american embassy in cairo because of an anti-muslim video running on the internet. others seemed to be more interested in looting. it left the consulate in flames. the surviving americans then retreat today a cia safe -- retreated to a cia safe house a mile away but then there was a four hour lull in the fighting. this gave time for the rescue teams to arrive but this time the attackers brought mortar, this was captured by security cameras and a drone overhead. more organized and more deliberate. there were five rounds, two missed, three hit. >> number one were mistakes made. guys we know mistakes were made and we have to learn from that and our membership asked some very tough and hard questions of the leadership today and we're going to continue to do that. >> reporter: this will begin day two of the hearings with petraeus. two more hearings next week
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then a public hearing that should reveal a lot more information that will be declassified. back to you. >> surae chinn live on the hill this morning. we have some breaking developments on the amber alert out of virginia. police now have one of the suspects in custody. the man they were looking for in the couple of adults. deputies in halifax county issued the amber alert for 1- year-old alexis rose carwile. she vanished yesterday afternoon, just a description if you see her -- now police suspect that alexis was abducted by her parents. 41-year-old eric black and 35- year-old jennifer carwile. however black is the one who is now in custody. investigators thought the couple might be headed to d.c. because black has relatives in the d.c. area. police say the mother and child are still missing.
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they may be driving in a -- again, this is a -- a d.c. high school principal is scheduled to be arraigned today. thelma jarrett is principal at coolidge high school in northwest washington. she turned herself in yesterday on a misdemeanor assault charge. this stems from a november 2nd fight that happened after coolidge high school football game. the alleged victim is the former afterschool coordinator who claims they were punched and kicked but not seriously injured by the high school principal. coming up on 5:35. if you're just waking up it's time for another your money report now. >> jessica doyle is back and monitoring the fiscal cliff. jess? >> thanks so much. today president obama is meeting with congressional leaders at the white house
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about the fiscal cliff. the cliff of course is that package of spending cuts and tax hikes that will hit all of us in the new year if congress doesn't act to avert it. joining us now with her finger on the pulse of the nation. the co-founder of pock box. thanks so much for coming in this morning. it's a local start-up. what you do is you -- get e- mails from voters and you authenticate them into letters and you hand deliver them to congress. it's fascinating what you guys do. but what are you finding? is there open outcry about the fiscal cliff? >> now that the election is over, we're seeing an uptick in activity around issues remitted to the fiscal cliff and -- related to the fiscal cliff and primarily we're seeing a lot of energy around sequestration, middle class tax cuts, and this is a really tricky time for people. so they're very concerned. >> well, let's take a look at some of the data points that you actually have from the letters that are coming into
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pop box. let's take a look specifically at sequestration. what are the findings there? i mean, it seems like people are very much opposed to this happening. >> overwhelmingly about three in four of pop box users oppose sequestration. and they're really concerned about the economy and what sequestration would do to their economy and a possibility of a recession. but there are one in four people that do want to just get something done and they support sequestration. >> let's talk about the middle class tax cut act. what are the findings there? i knows this something that's been trending for you guys recently. >> yes, the middle class tax cut is trending on pop vox which means that people are more and more weighing in on -- on the tax kit itself and then -- cut itself and then writing letters to their member of congress. we're seeing about 80% of people supporting the middle class tax cut. >> people want more money in
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their paychecks and more money come tax time. the middle class tax cut people against it make this argument, this is from hoosier patriot -- lots of -- lots of passion with folks writing in about this. >> absolutely. this is a tricky time. and this is a really great opportunity for people to get on to pop vox and directly communicate with the members of congress and i think legislators want to hear from constituents but not more 90s, but more direct -- noise, but more direct action as to what exactly to do. >> let's look at the other side. these are people for the middle class tax cut act. political moesel says -- how can people speak out on pop vox? what's the easiest way for them to do that? >> pop vox is like a dashboard for a car. you can gauge what's happening moving forward with congress
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but also lets you see what's happening around you. what organizations and issue experts are saying about legislation. but also what people in their own communities or across the country have to say about particular bills then we deliver every message to congress. this is a great opportunity for people to get to know what's happen asking also weigh in. >> thanks so much for coming in this morning. >> thank you. over to you guys. thank you jessica and jess will be back in a few minutes to unveil the friday daily deals. >> if you're not quite ready to kick off the holiday shopping season yet we have other ways ifer you to get -- ways for you to get in the spirit. stay tuned for that. we'll be right back.
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it is 5:40 on this friday morning, kind of chilly out here. we're running about 40 in town with some low 30s north and west but thankfully the winds
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are on the light side. the day planner, some clouds around and even a few showers in the northern neck but lower eastern shore and parts of southern maryland will see sunshine building into the afternoon. 53 by 3:00 with high today around 55 degrees. now monika with timesaver traffic. on the outer loop of the beltway just outside of the camera shot. before university boulevard, we're getting reports of a vehicle into a pole. we'll keep you posted on that situation. on the beltway westbound 495. and i'll be back with more in a few minutes. back to you guys. we've been combing through the day's daily deals emails and retailer websites to find you some deep discounts. and some friday favorites right here for you. this deal here, it will soon launch its black friday deals and it's going to offer 50 phones for under $1. believe it or not, this sale begins thanksgiving morning at 3:00 a.m. and going to last through cyber monday. phones include the droid
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incredible, 4 g, the droid razor and the galaxy nexus. this includes six laser hair removal sessions on a small, medium or large area of your body. it's a $550 value now available for as low as $159. this offer available from groupon. if you have an offer you've seen or if you're a local merchant with a deal for our viewers, i would love to hear from you on facebook. and i will send it over to you guys. thanks jess. starting to feel like christmas yet to you? >> i'm hearing the songs as i go through the stores, there are several holiday kickoff events in our area starting this evening. tonight at national harbor maryland, the gay lord national resort and convention center will light its 6'0" tall glass christmas tree then open the ice wonderland that's a spectacular show it starts at 7:30. across the potomac in alexandria, st. mary's annual christmas bazaar starts
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tonight. you can buy the tickets in advance or at the door. then, the bazaar runs from 10:00 to 4:00 tomorrow. it's at st. mary's school on green street in old town. the bowie town center is hosting its annual tree lighting celebration from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. the 30-foot tree was set up on top of the town's water fountain near the food court. already making plans to attend the second inaugural? >> if you are not, the military is. coming up inside the local installation. >> these people are celebrating birthdays this friday -- and a special happy birthday
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wish to our photographer jimmy sillman. have a great day if it's your day too.
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good morning and welcome back to 9news now. 5:47. howard is here with maybe a warmup in the seven day forecast. >> yeah by thanksgiving, we could be flirting with maybe topping 60. >> wow. because i remember one thanksgiving when the snow started to fall. >> yeah we got turkey trots and turkey bowl games and just -- langing out with family. yeah. >> fun. >> yeah a nice stretch of weather getting to the holiday. this morning though certainly snead jackets -- need jackets and maybe gloves. low 30s to the north and west and some low 40s in many of the areas, d.c. south and east. the bus stop forecast, mostly cloudy. there is a sprinkle or two still falling across parts of the northern neck. but lower eastern shore, parts of southern maryland, sunrise not until 6:52. and it sets in that 4:50ish time this afternoon.
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our day planner, we start with the clouds. we're going to get some sunshine mixing in here to midday and more so this afternoon. with a high of 55. that happens 2:00, 3:00. by 5:00, we're -- 4:00 back 52 and by 8:00 back into the mid 40s and another night mid 30s in town. this morning though the showers are out of north carolina and just snuck into southern maryland. got a couple of sprinkles also off to the east. eastern prince george's county into southern anne arundel county. across the bay easton down to cambridge although it's weaker than what we were looking at oh 30 minutes or so ago. back to solomons and the northern neck, some of that is ground clutter but i spoke to bill, he said he still had a few light sprinkles mixing in. 37 gaithersburg and 38 ashburn and centerville 39. to the south a little milder but not much. fort belvoir at 42. and in upper marlboro this morning you've got clouds and maybe a sprinkle near and 40. but other than some wet streets
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here and there not going to amount to much. michael & son weather camera good visibility in spite of the clouds. light winds can the temperature of 43. about the same as the windchill. in fact winds are pretty light now and i expect them northerly 5, maybe 10 miles an hour this afternoon. we're going to watch this little storm system pull off to the north and the east with it will go the showers and with it will go the clouds. and building in behind it, we're going to look pretty nice actually here as we see clearing skies tartest build in -- start to build in for the afternoon temperatures in the 55-degree range. in fact looking aheadlong range to the wednesday forecast coming up next week, the big travel forecast. going to the pacific northwest, there could be some rain here. temps in the upper 40s but this looks to be the worst weather across the entire country with 60s on the california coast. got low 60s in denver. even northern plains and 40s and 50s very comfortable with sunshine on wednesday. no trouble traveling there. we got the southern plains. could be some storms in south texas. over to florida, the southeast, yeah looking pretty nice although charleston on
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wednesday, maybe a shower there. that's one of the few areas across the country that are showing any sort of weather that could be a problem with clouds, but 40s and 50s in the great lakes to the northeast on thanksgiving eve. looking at our forecast today, 55, more sun this afternoon. 30s tonight. upper 20s in -- in the suburbs. tomorrow 55 and sunday 54 and next week, still looks nice. 56 monday and 57 on tuesday. 5:50. lot of 5s in the forecast. here comes monika with timesaver traffic. five days to thanksgiving too right? something like that. i can't wait. i love thanksgiving. six days get your turkey this weekend. if you haven't gotten it yet. and planning to head around town? no problems to report on the north side of town. looking good. college park toward bethesda. although on the outer loop of the beltway there had been an accident after -- or near university boulevard along the right side of the road and it doesn't seem to be affecting traffic too much yet. i just took a look at the cameras in fact let's take a
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look live at university boulevard. this is beyond the problem and you will be okay through silver spring right now. let's hope it stays that way. let's go back to the maps this time to the other side of town. no problems on 66 or the dulles toll road. near the airport as you head for her honor on the, reston, tysons you will be okay. on the inbound side of canal road watch out for the road workful i'll be back at 6:00. back to you. making news now at 5:51, the israeli officials had agreed to a three hour truce in the gaza strip today. but the truce didn't hold. israel said its air force bombed the house of a hamas commander in the strip. hamas claims to have launched at least 350 rockets at israel. this is the heaviest fighting in the region in four years. a baltimore county teacher is one of the latest patients in maryland to be diagnosed with whooping cough. the good news is the vaccination should probably protect the students but nationwide cases are on the
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rise. the disease can pose a serious health risk to infants. plans to rebuild the ocean city boardwalk should be finished on schedule despite hurricane sandy. the city's engineer tells the daily times officialeses bury the project lost only two days because of the storm. they're rebuilding between north division and 15th street will be finished in april. it's just about two months away from part of the military is now focused on the presidential inauguration that will be here before you know it. >> hundreds of people are coming to town the coordinate the -- to coordinate the ceremony and the parade and as peggy fox reports from arlington -- >> reporter: what does it take to plan an event for two million guests? reinforcements. more than 200 people who serve in every branch of the military around the world are coming in to help plan the 57th presidential inauguration. >> this is great. this is a neat opportunity to work with a lot of different agencies that help pull this
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all off. it's a huge monumental undertaking. so it's a very interesting to me to be part of that. >> reporter: they were treated to a concert by the u.s. army's own and a ceremonial performance by the old guard. both will play leading roles in parade and so will the horses at the stables which are based at fort meyer. >> you have to have the additional manpower to handle all the tasks that just -- you know they exist for very short period of time. just make sure that the nation truly shows that the inauguration is a very important event and has begun right. >> reporter: at president obama's inauguration in '09, there were record crowds of close to two million. the inaugural committee opened up the entire national mall for public viewing which they plan to do again on january 21st. >> they're hoping three things make this a little better. first of all construction that was here then is gone. floats are going to be smaller so they'll be able to turn corners easier. and also because it's president
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obama's second inauguration there will be fewer people on the mall. >> i certainly hope we have good weather because weather definitely affects what takes place on the day of the event. >> reporter: it's always a possibility but everyone here is planning for a topnotch inauguration day. peggy fox, 9news now. >> i remember this well because of frigid cold weather in 1985 president reagan's second swearing-in was held indoors. the parade was canceled. the outside temperature at noon was 7 degrees fahrenheit still cold indoors even. >> for a rough parade. >> this was a big part of that. the old cab center. okay, a week after resigning as cia director david petraeus goes to capitol hill this morning. we have more on that next. >> plus, we'll preview a few of the big movies debuting in theaters this weekend including the final "twilight" film. we'll be back.
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expect movie theaters to be jam-packed with teenage girls this weekend. that's because team edward and team jacob are finally putting aside their differences in the final "twilight" film thank goodness. in the final film once human bella is now a vampire. but in order to protect her child, she and her vampire family must go to war against
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the most powerful vampire clan. in limited resales today -- is anna karenina starring kerria night lee and jude law. it's a visual spectacle that breathes new life into the film. however the reviewer says after the stunning scenery the chemistry is lacking. how can you lack chemistry with jude law? it praises his performance as the husband. and steven steelberg biopic "lincoln" opens nationwide today. and virginia tourism office hopes to capitalize. the tour and website lead visitors to dozens of sites when film took place around richmond and petersburg.
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virginia has been the setting for other historical filming like the highly acclaimed tv series on john adams, really, really good. and if you just can't get enough james bond, there's a special exhibit opening later this morning at the international spy museum. it's called exquisitely evil 50 years of bond villains, javier bardem is getting rave reviews for his performance in the new bond film "skyfall." and the display includes more than 100 artifacts and videos showing how bond villains have changed over the 50 years of the franchise. and you know javier bardem actually started acting in films when he was 16 years old in spanish cinema. >> i didn't know that. >> family of actors. >> my favorite villain? hard job with the hat that could slice. >> he's getting like we said rave reviews. >> the blond bardetermine. >> you guys made a good point. get your tickets online because i stood in line